• Education

  • Degrees & Certificates
    The School for Field Studies (SFS): Atenas, Costa Rica
    September 2009- December 2009
    Study Abroad at the Center for Sustainable Development (18 credits including classes and research on sustainable tourism)

    University of Hawaii at Manoa : Honolulu, HI
    August 2007- May 2009
    Bachelor’s of Arts and Sciences degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Sustainable Tourism and Development Management)
    Graduation date: December 2009

    Mississippi State University: Starkville, MS
    August 2006- May 2007
    Candidate for Bachelor’s of Arts and Sciences degree in Environmental Geoscience
  • Languages spoken
    Native English speaker
    Advanced Spanish
  • Professional Interests

  • Jobs/Opportunities sought:
    I am seeking a management position in an Ecolodge where I can bring my mass tourism experience, my community development experience, and my educational and research experience all to one place.
  • Work Experience
    I have a degree in Sustainable Tourism and Development from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. I have also lived abroad in Costa Rica studying and researching Sustainable Development and am currently serving as an economic development volunteer for the Peace Corps in Costa Rica working with small rural tourism projects and marketing and branding for the destination.
  • Services Offered
    I am offering over 10 years of hotel and restaurant management experience and my desire to promote sustainable and socially conscious tourism for worldwide travelers while protecting and preserving the cultures and environments of the host destination.